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Learn more about how glass is colored (such as in the picture above).
 

Course Syllabus   Download the official syllabus for the course. Download now.     

Link to the lab website, Chm 204, Fall Semester, 2017

Links to other useful tutorials. periodic tables and more!


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Unit 1 lectures (Chapters 1 and 2) (Checklist for CK1)

Lecture notes Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 25, August 2017

Lecture notes Monday, 28 August 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday, 30 August
2017

Lecture notes Friday, 1 September 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Lecture notes Monday, 8 September 2017

Chapter 1  Introduction

Map of countries in the world that do not use the metric system (Ref):


Practice exam over Chapter 1 only.  Work this exam and turn it in for grading.  The grade does not count, but you'll see how your work will be graded.

Chapter 2  Atoms, Molecules and Ions

Become Nomenclature Certified!  Start by learning the "Rules for Naming Ionic, Covalent-molecular and Acidic Compounds."

Naming Compounds Worksheet  and Answer Key - naming worksheet front    Key - naming worksheet back

Nomenclature Quiz, download pdf (like the one you'll be taking)  After you take the quiz, check your answers!

Powerpoint presentation: Download presentation

The periodic table song!
 

Unit 2 lectures (Chapters 3, 4) Checklist for CK2

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 13 September 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 15 September 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 18 September 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 20 September 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 22 September 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 25 September 2017


Unit 3 lectures (Chapters 4, 5, and 6) Checklist for CK3 How salt dissolves video.  See how it dissolved to music! 

        Lecture notes Friday, 29 September 2017          

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 4 October 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 6 October 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 9 October 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 11 October 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 13 October 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 23 October 2017

Unit 4 lectures (Chapters 7, 8, and 9) Checklist for Exam 3

        Lecture notes Friday, 27 October 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 30 October 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 1 November 2017

        Lecture notes
Friday, November 3, 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 6 November 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 8 November 2017

        Lecture notes
Friday, November 10, 2017

See Rutherford's original paper on the discovery of the nucleus in 1911!


Unit 5 lectures (Chapters 7, 8 and 9) Checklist for Exam 5

Lecture notes Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 17 November 2017

Lecture notes Monday 27 November 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday 29 November 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 1 December 2017

Lecture notes Monday, 4 December 2017


 

   
Click on either picture to see an enlargement.  What caused this to happen?

Video of hydrogen-bonding in water. Play.




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Exam 1 from Fall 2013 will cover Chapters 1 - 2. Download pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2014 will cover Chapters 1, 2 and part of 3. Download pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2015 will cover Chapters 1 and 2. Download pdf file





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